Security and Privacy Day

Friday, December 4, 2009 - 8:30am - 5:15pm EST

Polytechnic Institute of New York University is hosting this biannual event which brings area researchers together, fosters multi-institutional collaborations, and allows researchers to discuss and exchange ideas on and experiences with security and privacy research.

The event includes a wide variety of outstanding talks by well-known security researchers and a Poster Session where students will present their ongoing research. (view Tentative Program)

Deadline for Registration and Poster Submission: November 25

NYU-Poly Event Organizers

  • Nitesh Saxena
  • Ramesh Karri
  • Nasir Memon

Security and Privacy Day is sponsored by the greater New York City area computer security research community.


Tentative Program

(for speaker abstracts and bios, visit the Full Tentative Program)

Getting Ready

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:30 - 9:40 a.m. Opening Remarks, Nitesh Saxena, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
9:40 - 10:00 a.m. Provost Welcome Speech

Session I: Privacy

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Privacy Leakage Via Online Social Networks
Balachander Krishnamurthy, AT&T Research

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Fully Homomorphic Encryption over the Integers
Shai Halevi , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

11:00 - 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break

Session II: Network and Systems Security

11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Resilient Botnets
Sven Dietrich, Stevens Institute of  Technology

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Automatic Inference and Enforcement of Kernel Data Structure Invariants
Vinod Ganapathy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Poster Session

Session III: Hardware Security

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Trusting Hardware for Fun and Profit
Radu Sion, Stony Brook University

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.
Securing the Hardware Root of Trust
Ramesh Karri, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Coffee Break

Session IV: Software Security

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Pre-Patched Software
Rob Johnson, Stony Brook University

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
TAJ: Effective Taint Analysis for Web Applications
Marco Pistoia, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break

Session V: Cross-Cutting

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
On the Usability of Secure Device Pairing Methods
Nitesh Saxena, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Economic Issues of Usable Security and Privacy
Nicholas Economides, New York University

Signing Off

5:00 - 5:05 p.m. Closing Remarks and Announcement of Next Event